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J Psychiatry Neurosci. 2010 May; 35(3): 200.
PMCID: PMC2861137

Canadian College of Neuropsychopharmacology

2010 Award Winners

Heinz Lehmann Award

Dr. Pierre Blier is the recipient of the 2010 Canadian College of Neuropsychopharmacology (CCNP) Heinz Lehmann Award. Dr. Blier is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Cellular and Molecular Medicine at the University of Ottawa and Director of the Mood Disorders Research Unit at the University of Ottawa Institute of Mental Health Research, Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre. This award was designed to recognize outstanding research achievements by Canadian scientists in the field of neuropsychopharmacology. The award, donated by Eli Lilly Canada Inc., consists of a $5000 research prize plus a $2000 travel award and an engraved plaque. Congratulations to Dr. Blier!

Title of presentation: “Monoaminergic basis for the antidepressant response: from the bench to the clinic”

Innovations in Neuropsychopharmacology Award

Dr. Samuel Weiss is the recipient of the 2010 Canadian College of Neuropsychopharmacology (CCNP) Innovations in Neuropsychopharmacology Award. Dr. Weiss is a Professor and Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research Scientist in the Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy and the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta. He is the inaugural Director of the Hotchkiss Brain Institute. This award is designed to recognize outstanding and innovative research in the basic or clinical fields of neuropsychopharmacology. This award consists of $5000 and an engraved plaque. Congratulations to Dr. Weiss!

Title of presentation: “Adult neural stem cells: roles in brain repair and plasticity”

Young Investigator Award

Dr. Jean Martin Beaulieu and Dr. Cecilia Flores are the recipients of the 2010 Canadian College of Neuropsychopharmacology (CCNP) Young Investigator Award. Dr. Beaulieu is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Anatomy and Physiology at Laval University, Beauport, Quebec, and a Canadian Research Chair (Tier II) in molecular psychiatry. Dr. Flores is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the Douglas Mental Health University Institute and an Associate Member of the Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery at McGill University in Montréal, Quebec. The award, donated by AstraZeneca Canada, consists of a $2500 bursary plus a $2500 research grant and an engraved plaque and will be shared between Drs. Beaulieu and Flores. Congratulations to Drs. Beaulieu and Flores!

Cecilia Flores’ presentation: “Role of netrin-1 in the organization and function of dopamine systems: implications for psychopathology”

Jean Martin Beaulieu’s presentation: “Targeting networks, Akt/GSK3 signalling in the actions of psychiatric drugs”


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